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Incredible: Tony Blair Says Iraq's Implosion Would Have Happened Without Our Invasion

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

I apologize to my British friends, but I consider their former prime minister, Tony Blair, to have been Bush's enabler. Without Blair, i.e, without our closest ally, one doubts whether even the Bush administration could have proceeded with lying us into the Iraq quicksand.

Attack or No Attack on Syria -- Obama Wins

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.03.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

So the world looks to America to lead. Is seeking the approval of the American people through their elected leaders a 'failure' of leadership? Is a propensity to think before acting a sign of weakness?

Bill Maher Sings On 'Family Guy'

Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy

"Real Time" host Bill Maher had a brief cameo on last night's episode of "Family Guy," singing the praises of Canadian strip clubs. In a parody of ...

The Making of a Quagmire

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

A word of caution to the president: The distance between being a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and perilously stuck in a quagmire is a nebulous one. There are no signs posted to inform you when you've arrived at the quagmire.

Huge Deficits May Hamper America's Ability to Wage Pointless Wars, Pentagon Fears

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The Pentagon is especially worried that, given the new budget constraints, the United States may no longer be able to engage in "open-ended quagmires with no end in sight."

By 2011...Funny If It Wasn't So Sad

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

The 110th Congress didn't bring the troops home. John McCain isn't interested in bringing the troops home. Barack Obama wants to redeploy the troops t...